The Man Who Skied Down Everest

The Man Who Skied Down Everest

Available on Prime Video, Tubi TV
This beautifully shot, Academy Award-winning film (for Best Documentary) features adventurer, poet and world champion skier Yuichiro Miura in his attempt to ski down Mount Everest from its summit. A tragic icefall claims 6 lives, but the journey continues. The team climbs to the South Col, 350 meters from the top, where Miura, with only skis and a parachute, puts his life in the hands of the Gods. His heart-stopping descent made history. This documentary contains rare on-the-spot interview with mountaineer and explorer, Sir Edmund Hillary.
Starring Yûichirô Miura, Douglas Rain
Director Lawrence Schiller, Bruce Nyznik